VOSH/International Announces Humanitarian of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award

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Friday, August 11, 2017 12:24 AM OMAHA, Neb.— VOSH/International, a nonprofit organization that promotes and provides eyecare worldwide, announced that the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award winner is Sandra Bury, OD, longtime director of VOSH-Illinois.

VSP Global Announces Poston Leadership Award Winners

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Friday, August 11, 2017 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global named five young leaders in the field of optometry as recipients of the Dr. Marvin R. Poston Leadership Award.

Essilor Wins Sustainable Business Award for Commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

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Monday, August 7, 2017 12:21 AM CHARENTON, France—Essilor announced that it was recognized by the Sustainable Business Awards, held in Singapore, in the newly added category, “UN Sustainable Development Goals: Understanding the company’s roles and initiatives in working to deliver the UN SDGs.” The award celebrates Essilor’s commitment to responsibly fight uncorrected poor vision.

Fundraising Page Established in Gloria Nicola’s Honor Supports North Shore Animal League

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Friday, August 4, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—To honor the memory of Gloria Nicola, 20/20’s former senior editor for eyewear, who passed away last month, 20/20 Magazine has established a fundraising page in her name.

Cliff Caudill Named Kentucky Optometrist of the Year

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Friday, July 28, 2017 12:21 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) chose Cliff Caudill, OD, as the 2017 Kentucky Optometrist of the Year in recognition of his dedication and service to the profession of optometry and the advancement of vision care in Kentucky.

Vision Council’s Lab Division Names Directors’ Choice Award Recipient and 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:30 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Lab Division of The Vision Council announced the industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 18th annual Lab Division Hall of Fame celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in conjunction with the Lab Division Meeting and International Vision Expo West.

National Vision Awards $7,000 in Grants to Three Members of the National Optometric Student Association

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:21 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—National Vision Inc. (NVI), one of the nation’s largest optical retailers, has awarded $7,000 in grants to three members of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA), the company announced earlier this week. The student grants come under NVI’s partnership with the National Optometric Association (NOA).

VM’s 2017 ‘Most Influential Women’ Report Recognizes Diverse Talents of #WomenOfInfluence

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Monday, July 17, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—2017 marks the 15th year of Vision Monday’s special signature report featuring the Most Influential Women in Optical and the latest honorees, #WomenOfInfluence are revealed today on VisionMonday.com.

The American Academy of Optometry Names C. Ellis Potter, OD, Brien Holden Humanitarian Award Recipient

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Friday, July 14, 2017 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Dr. Ellis Potter has been named the 2017 recipient of the American Academy of Optometry’s Brien Holden Humanitarian Award.

American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces 2017 Joseph T. Barr Research Award Recipient

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Monday, July 10, 2017 12:18 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—A committee of members in the Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies section of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), named Yuno Iwabuchi this year’s inaugural recipient of the Joseph T. Barr Early Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award.

American Academy of Optometry Announces 2017 Award Recipients

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Friday, July 7, 2017 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—On July 6, the American Academy of Optometry announced the reward recipients for 2017. Each year, the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made countless contributions to advancing the profession of optometry.

Georgia Optometrist William Baldwin, OD, Is Honored by Energeyes

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Energeyes Association for Corporate Affiliated Optometrists has named Bill Baldwin, OD of Griffin, Ga. as the recipient of its 2017 President’s Council Award.

National Vision Inc. Announces 2017 Scholarship Program Recipients

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Friday, June 16, 2017 12:15 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc. announced that it has awarded five high school seniors as recipients of the National Vision College Scholarship Program.

IDOC Wins Gold Hermes Creative Award for The Quarterly

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:18 AM NORWALK, Conn.—IDOC, a privately held alliance of independent U.S. optometrists, and Conduit, a custom content provider and publisher, announced that the two organizations were honored with a Gold Hermes Award in the “Magazine/Newsletter” category for IDOC’s magazine, The Quarterly.

CooperVision Announces 2017 FORCE Students of the Year

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Monday, June 12, 2017 12:21 AM SOUTHAMPTON, U.K.—CooperVision announced it has awarded the Future Ocular Research Creativity Event (FORCE) Student of the Year award to Sara Picarazzi and Alessandra Rossi, students from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy.
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